General assumptions: Life cycle from the earliest stages of production to the retail distribution center.
Material is included.
Production is included.
Distribution is included.
Use is not included.
End of life is not included.
We focus on carbon footprint (CO2e), the decisive factor affecting climate change. However, other dimensions should be taken in account before taking decisions, e.g. the water, the waste and the land footprint as well as the ethical perspective. Click here to learn more about CO2e.
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